Mark Hay

sexual health

Remember Crabs? Turns Out They Didn't Disappear Along With Our Pubes

When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs—but they're just as common as they've ever been.
Mark Hay
7.12.19
body

How Dangerous Are Dry Cleaning Chemicals?

The alternatives to the most notorious dry cleaning solvent are fairly diverse—but many of them don’t seem any safer.
Mark Hay
6.5.19
wellness

This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do

Is fish oil really just snake oil?
Mark Hay
5.17.19
mind

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?

Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Mark Hay
5.9.19
environment-policy

Experts Predict if AOC Will End Up Becoming President

A look back at the long history of young political stars.
Mark Hay
5.9.19
mind

Colleges Say They Don’t Have Money for Mental Health. Here’s What They Should Do​

The model, called stepped care, is kind of like triage.
Mark Hay
5.8.19
mind

College Students in Crisis Are Increasingly Turning to Religious Leaders for Help

Chaplains are now part of the mental health ecosystem.
Mark Hay
5.7.19
Weed Week

What Would it Be Like to Get High on Mars?

A very thorough answer to your very stoner question.
Mark Hay
4.19.19
Fighting Words

Trainers Need to Start Learning How to Work With Differently Abled People

Trainers and gyms are failing disabled people in a lot of ways. Does changing this pattern mean changing an entire culture of ableism?
Mark Hay
4.8.19
Munchies

How Russia Fell in Love with Candy Bars Made of Blood

Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.
Mark Hay
3.29.19
Drugs

CBD Could Interact With Prescription Meds

Here's what we know so far about using CBD while you're taking psych meds and other drugs.
Mark Hay
2.28.19
extremism

How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
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